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Abash
embarrass, astonish
to make embarrassed and ill at ease
Avidity
craving;
having an extensive craving
Circrumspect
Cautious, Carefull
_carefull to consider
Credence
Belief, faith
Efface
Delete, Erase,
-to rub out
Fetish
-irrational obsession
Harangue
-long speech; lecture
Palaver
-chatter, conference
Rank
Strong and offensive taste or smell
Rue
Regret; repent
Forte
a thing that a person does particularly well
Gossamer
light, thin, soft cloth
-lightweight
Indomitable
Unconquerable
Motley
Multi- colored
Proscribe
to prohibit
Capitulate
-yeild
to surrender
Effigy
an evil representation of a despised peron
odious
hated or hateful
purport
meaning, intention
Vindicate
to clear of suspecion
Affront
offended openly
Euphenism
a mild or indirect term in place of an offensive one
ex: wat the "fudge"
Fallacious
False, misleading
Nemesis
Enemy
Redress
get rid of; fix; or to dress again
Expedite
to speed up or make easy the prgress or action of
-to do quickly
Gamut
wide range of
Hedonist
seek pleasure and not pain
-pleasure seeker
Lucid
easily or clearly understood
_understandable
Nuance
Slight variation or difference
Deride
to make fun of
intrinsic
belonging to the real nature of
Manifest
Prove, make clear
Pedant
obsessed with rules
Pristine
Uncorrupted, still pure and untouched
Atrophy
wasting away, esp. of bones or doing wiht the body
Contrive
to think up, scheme; pla
Perquisite
something additional than regular profit or pay
Solicit
to beg, to ask or seek constantly
Stolid
firm, haveing or revealing little or no emotion
Abut
to join to end,
-touching at the side or end
-ADJACENT
Articulate
pronounce with clarity
to give clarity or distinction
Ethereal
very light; delicate
Prurient
interested in sexual matters
Tactile
tangible
-capable of being touched